TSMC jumps in to save Moore’s Law
Published in AI

2500 mm2 interposer and 5nm N5P EUV to the rescue

Usually, it is Intel which talks about Moore’s Law, but this time our long-time industry friend Godfrey Cheng at TSMC talked about potential and the future of the world’s finest manufacturing facility.

Godfrey Cheng goes to TSMC
Published in PC Hardware

Head of Global Marketing

Godfrey sounded surprised when I mentioned that I still remember our first meetings when he was running the marketing for the legendary ATI AllinWonder cards, but at the time in the early 2000s, these were some of the most prominent cards ever created. They could do a TV-out.

Nvidia admits TSMC and Samsung both making next gen GPU
Published in Graphics

Rumours were partly true

The graphics chip maker named after a Roman vengeance demon, Nvidia has confirmed that its next-generation GPU will continue to be produced by TSMC and Samsung.

TSMC is 5G winner
Published in Mobiles

Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects

TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.

TSMC gears up for 5nm
Published in PC Hardware

Mass production next year

TSMC has started risk production of 5nm chips and expects to be ready to begin mass production in the first half of next year.

TSMC suffers from worst profit fall in seven years
Published in News

The Apple cult giveth, the Apple cult taketh away

TSMC posted its steepest profit decline in over seven years in the first quarter of the year thanks to a slowing electronics market and declining orders from the fruity cargo-cult Apple.

TSMC’s EUV-based process netting big customers
Published in PC Hardware

Mobile World Congress will show the depth of its success

The Mobile World Congress is expected to show how well TSMC’s EUV-based process is doing at attracting customers.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News

Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.

Chip industry will weather the economic storm
Published in News

But things not too bright for 2019

Malcolm Penn, CEO of British analyst firm Future Horizons, has at least three admirable traits.

TSMC sulks about its future
Published in News

Chips are down

TSMC has slashed its full year investment and forecast its sharpest quarterly revenue fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.